The Nets (23-49) are coming off a 111-105 loss to the Charlotte Hornets when they squandered 23-point lead on Wednesday at Barclays Center.
The Nets, who still led by 10 points with four minutes to play, were outscored 18-2 down the stretch.
"Just disappointed," Nets coach Kenny Atkinson said. "Sixty-eight-point second half and 36 in the fourth. We'd done a great job the last two games locking down in the fourth quarter and (Wednesday) we didn't do it.
"Dwight Howard (32 points, 30 rebounds) had a monster game. We never found a solution to combating their physicality in the second half. They physically overwhelmed us." >> Read more
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